NH House Speaker Terie Norelli has appointed Kathy Sullivan of Wadleigh, Starr & Peters as a member of the NH Presidential Primary Centennial Anniversary Commission. The purpose of the commission is to encourage, plan and coordinate appropriate events and activities commemorating the 100th anniversary of the NH presidential primary; the first NH presidential primary was held on March 14, 1916.

Congratulations to William Tucker, Eugene Van Loan, Jack Friberg, Jim Wheat, Kathy Sullivan, Ron Lajoie, Greg Peters, Dean Eggert, and Marc Scheer for being selected for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America" 2015.   
Kathleen C. Peahl recently co-authored "Glass Ceilings and Women in Leadership Roles" for Law Journal Newsletters.  Click here for the article: http://www.lawjournalnewsletters.com/glassceiling for Part 1 and  http://www.lawjournalnewsletters.com/glassceiling2 for Part 2.

We are pleased to welcome our new partner, James D. Kerouac.  Mr. Kerouac concentrates his practice on the transactional aspects of real estate and commercial lending. 


On July 1, 2013 the new Child Support Amendment went into effect.  Click here to read Christine Gordon's article on the Revised Child Support Formula and Guidelines.

Since its inception in 1899, Wadleigh, Starr & Peters, P.L.L.C. has combined successfully the traditional value of hard work with the most modern approaches to the practice of law. For over 100 years, Wadleigh, Starr & Peters, P.L.L.C. has provided legal services to individuals, companies, non-profit institutions, cities, towns and other municipal agencies, as well as state boards. We represent both local and national clients, practicing in New Hampshire and federal courts as well as before administrative agencies. We provide representation in many areas of the law, including insurance defense, commercial litigation, education, healthcare, real estate development, corporate, banking and finance, domestic relations, government law, employment law and other areas of general practice.


Wadleigh, Starr & Peters, P.L.L.C., is engaged in the general practice of law, and our attorneys provide a broad range of legal services. The areas described below are those for which we are best known. The description of each area is preceded by a listing of the attorneys who practice in that field. Please contact the firm to discuss other areas of law that we can assist you with.

Civil Litigation

Commercial, Real Estate and Banking

Corporate Law

Government and Administrative Law

Employment Law

Wills, Trusts and Estates

Domestic Relations

Professional Liability

Education Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution